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Third person arrested in connection with Mark Lovell murder in Newry

Mark Lovell Ardcarn Park Newry

A third person has been arrested in connection with the murder of Mark Lovell in Newry exactly one week ago.

Detectives investigating the murder the 58-year-old in Ardcarn Park on the evening of Thursday, December 1 say they have arrested a 34-year-old man.

The arrest follows searches of properties in the Newry area this morning, Thursday, December 8.

The man was arrested on suspicion of murder and is in custody in Musgrave Serious Crime Suite at this time.

Detectives are reiterating their appeal for anyone with information to contact them on 101. Alternatively, information can be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

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